Build errors on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 Linux (and probably others as well)

Mike Miller mbmiller+l at
Mon May 21 22:15:11 BST 2012

On Mon, 21 May 2012, Mikael Lyngvig wrote:

> Just thought I'd let you know that I had to add three times "#include 
> <stdlib.h>" to the RealVNC 4.1.3 Unix sources downloaded from 
> I don't recall the names of the files, but the problem 
> should be trivial to reproduce as all it takes is to try to build 
> RealVNC Free Edition on Ubuntu Linux.  Two times, there was missing a 
> prototype for malloc() and once a prototype for atoi().  How you've 
> managed to build these C++ sources with other compilers is beyond my 
> knowledge and understanding.

I just use Ubuntu repository packages and avoid compiling.  I'm almost 
always happier because it is so fast and easy to use the packages that I 
don't want to do the extra work to get some small tweak.


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